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Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Bathing

If you've been following along with our little flock's adventures for some time now, you probably remember that pivotal moment in May 2014 (four years ago now - wow!) when Malti first joined our family. She was so little! She bathed in a tupperware lid at first, and then "graduated" to a teensy tiny tort … Continue reading Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Bathing

Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Furred Beings

Here at Casa Feathers n Beak n Shells, we have always had quite a diverse little flock. There is Pearl, of course, our 18-year-old "alpha" flock leader. Then there is Malti, and Bruce, of course. And then there is Flash Gordon, our two-year-old standard wire-haired dachshund. There is me, the large featherless, shell-less assistant. And … Continue reading Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Furred Beings

Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Interior Design

As mama and official "enrichment coordinator" to two small shells, I take habitat decor quite seriously indeed. This past winter, both Malti's and Bruce's habitats were completely wiped out. Between the rain and the snow (sleet really, but still) and the freezes, each habitat was a total mud ball by the time some warmer days … Continue reading Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Interior Design

Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Going IN

I've shared in previous posts here how Malti has a thing for fences. If she sees a fence, she wants to go OUT. From the time she was a tiny tort (something she definitely isn't anymore!), she has had a "zero tolerance" policy for confinement. Even if the fence is totally open-ended - like more … Continue reading Malti Explains Redfoot Tortoises: Going IN

Bruce Explains Box Turtles: Digging

Too lightweight and streamlined to be a tortoise, yet too land-bound to be a true water turtle, box turtles have had to carve out their own niche in the world of shelled beings. As a result, they have developed into serious shelled athletes. Climbing? No problem. Swimming? Sure thing. Digging? Already on it. Digging can be … Continue reading Bruce Explains Box Turtles: Digging

Celebrating a Very Tall Tree

Trees (like feathered beings) come in all shapes and sizes....and heights. Some Trees are quite small (some of these can also cook very well). Other Trees are of average height (with sufficient training, many of these can make for promising large featherless assistants). But then there are Trees that are oh-so-Tall....just perfect for a feathered … Continue reading Celebrating a Very Tall Tree

Happiness Is…. (WIN A FREE BOOK MONDAY)

The large featherless being here....and wow! It's December already! This year we've already given away 11 books, each personally beak-o-graphed by none other than Pearl himself. This is the last month to win a FREE book and all you have to do to enter is post your comment here! May the feathers be with you! <3 Big … Continue reading Happiness Is…. (WIN A FREE BOOK MONDAY)

When You Love Somebody

"When you love somebody," Sting sings, "....set them free." As if. When you REALLY love somebody, then you always let them have the first shower to make sure the water is nice and warm. Like so. With love (& lots of feathers), Shannon & Pearl

Happiness Is…. (WIN A FREE BOOK MONDAY!)

Big or small, short or tall, young or old, rich or poor, feathered or featherless, there is so much happiness to be found in this world. And since Monday is the most stressful day of the week for many featherless beings (on account of something called “work”), Pearl figures it is also the perfect day … Continue reading Happiness Is…. (WIN A FREE BOOK MONDAY!)

When You Love Somebody

"When you love somebody," Sting sings, "....set them free." As if. When you REALLY love somebody, you let them stay out for some special "Mommy & Me" time just a little longer than their younger shelled sister, who is already packed away safely in her little turtle carrier. Like so. With love (& lots of feathers), … Continue reading When You Love Somebody

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